Executive Director:

Megan Romero Layne

  • Ranked number one in 2020 as the best Economic Development Agency in terms of real estate investment in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by the Dallas Business Journal
  • Statewide Community Economic Development Award from Texas Economic Development Award for communities between 20,001 and 50,000 people
  • Award-winning (B rated) school district with the only K-12 STEM program in the state of Texas. 99.5% of all students graduate from high school.
  • Access to Lancaster is exceptional. The city bounded by Interstate I-35E to the west; I-20 to the north; and within a couple miles of I-45 to the east. A new freeway is currently under construction along the city’s southern border – Loop 9.
  • Unique among southern Dallas suburban communities, Lancaster offers a regional airport facility with a 6,500-foot runway and new terminal building.

Orange County

Total Population: 84,933

Population Within 15 Miles: 338,446

The Orange County Economic Development Corporation was formed in 2003 to better serve the economic development needs of Orange County. The County of Orange, the Orange County Port and Navigation District and the Cities of Bridge City, Orange, Pinehurst, Vidor and West Orange realized the strengths gained by pooling resources to attract quality jobs and investments to Orange County.

It is the mission of the Orange County Economic Development Corporation to develop and support policies and programs explicitly directed at improving the business climate through specific efforts directed at creating and retaining jobs that facilitate growth and provide a stable tax base throughout Orange County.

With excellent roadway logistics, a sophisticated network of Farm to Market and local thoroughfares, strategic location to the Port of Orange on the Sabine River, and one of the best pipleline distribution networks in the country, Orange County Texas is a location that works for your business.

Seven distinct organizations pooling resources to attract quality jobs and investments.

  • 70,000 Sq. Ft. Planned Retail Development
  • New $10 Million 32,000 Sq. Ft. Multipurpose Facility
  • 6,000+ Acres Of Transportation Front Developable Real Estate
  • Cost of Living 15% Lower Than the National Average
  • And So Much More.